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Unimorph Drop Generator for an Ink Jet Printer

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000052739D
Original Publication Date: 1981-Jul-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-11

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Brandon, FY Huellemeier, JM Pardue, RJ Schanding, JT [+details]

Abstract

Described below is a design for an ink jet drop generator which employs a piezoelectrically driven buckling diaphragm (unimorph crystal) which will enable the drop generator to produce a stream of satellite-free drops over a wide range of frequencies, temperature, and stream velocities.